Even as Hong Kong and Chinese equities underperformed in 2023 and uncertainties persist in the year ahead, the city's public pension scheme members are advised to watch its default investment strategy funds instead, which outperformed last year.
Smaller trustees within Hong Kong’s public pension scheme believe the eMPF reform will push them as well as fund managers for better investment performance and services.
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Hong Kong’s retirement fund industry has discussed streamlining the administration for managers and members since 2014. The eMPF platform planned for 2025 is set to resolve a major “pain point”.
Japan's state pension fund announced changes to its manager lineup for active foreign equities with 19 new mandates; Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund may see a double-digit rebound in 2023; and more.
The outlook for 2023 is cautiously optimistic given the recent performance of Hong Kong and Chinese equities, which account for about 25% of the pension fund's total assets.
A strong rebound in performance in November - likely to continue in December - could save the retirement scheme from experiencing the worst-performing year on record.
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